Conn. Agencies Regs. § 26-16-2 - Limitations of public use of state controlled field trial and dog training areas

The public use of state-owned and state-controlled dog training and field trial areas administered by the Department of Environmental Protection shall conform with the following regulations:

(a) The area shall be closed for all purposes from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise.
(b) There shall be no other use of the area while an authorized field dog trial is being conducted.
(c) Running and training of dogs is restricted to the areas so posted.
(d) Discarding of trash is prohibited.
(e) Garbage, trash and other materials shall not be brought to the area for disposal.
(f) Vehicles shall be parked only in authorized locations.
(g) The maximum speed of any vehicle shall not exceed 20 miles per hour.
(h) Kindling or open fires is prohibited.
(i) Camping is prohibited, except with written authorization from the department of environmental protection.
(j) Gambling in any form, disorderly conduct, intoxication, obscene or indecent behavior is prohibited.
(k) Damaging any building, fence, facility, poster, tree or shrub is prohibited.
(l) No notice, poster or sign shall be erected or placed without written permission of the department of environmental protection.
(m) Horses shall be kept off the oil-treated portion of any roadway.
(n) Only artificially propagated gamebirds (pheasants, chukar partridge, quail, ducks), and pigeons of either sex may be liberated. Special permits for other birds or animals must be obtained from the department of environmental protection.
(o) All birds liberated shall be full winged and capable of maintaining normal flight and shall be in a condition suitable to maintain themselves in the wild.
(p) No birds or animals are to be shot except during the open season; use of blank cartridges will be permitted. This restriction shall not apply to field trials held at Nod Brook management area, Dr. John E. Flaherty Field Trial Area or Mansfield Hollow Dam which are sanctioned by AKC, CASDFTA, or NAVHDA.
(q) Upon the completion of a field trial, no dogs shall be allowed to run free on the area until the morning of the following day.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 26-16-2
Effective October 1, 1986

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